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Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA)

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney to fill a permanent Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position in the Civil Division of its Salt Lake City office. Attorneys in the Civil Division are responsible for representing the federal government, its agencies, and employees in civil litigation in the District of Utah. Civil AUSAs are expected to work independently and manage civil cases at all stages of litigation, including appeals. Civil AUSAs make all strategic litigation decisions for their cases, take depositions, prepare and answer discovery, negotiate settlements, engage in motions practice, and try cases.

All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. Temporary appointments may or may not be extended or converted to permanent positions without further competition.

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